What is the Biggest Lottery Jackpots ever?

The biggest lottery jackpot ever won is a $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot that was won on November 8, 2022, in California. 

The ticket was purchased at Joe's Service Center in Altadena, California.

The second-biggest lottery jackpot ever won is a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot that was split three ways on January 13, 2016. 

The winning tickets were purchased in California, Florida, and Tennessee.

The third-biggest lottery jackpot ever won is a $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was won on August 8, 2023, in Florida. 

The winning ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven in Fort Myers, Florida.

The fourth-biggest lottery jackpot ever won is a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was won on October 23, 2018, in South Carolina. 

The winning ticket was purchased at a convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

The fifth-biggest lottery jackpot ever won is a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was won on January 13, 2023, in Maine.

The winning ticket was purchased at a convenience store in Lebanon, Maine.

All of the jackpots listed above are reported as the pre-withholdings amount, as this is taxable income the winner will receive.

The actual amount of money that the winners receive after taxes will vary depending on their individual tax situation